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Eagle Nationals Cancelled

Posted 31 May 2013 in Headlines

Eagle Nationals that was scheduled for 6/1/13 has been cancelled. Due to the large amounts of rain that Eagle has seen, the infield is extremely flooded.

Miss NE Cup 2013 Entry/Rules Information

Posted 26 May 2013 in Headlines
Miss NeCup Logo

5th Annual Miss Nebraska Cup Contest Rules Once again this year Eagle Raceway is sending out a casting call to all ladies for the Miss Nebraska Cup contest. As a Miss Nebraska Cup contestant you will represent yourself as well as Eagle Raceway and the Nebraska Cup at many different racing venues and promotional events. A maximum of twelve (12) women will be selected as finalists from all of the applicants submitted, with the final competition being held at the Nebraska Cup race at Eagle Raceway on Sunday, September 8th, 2013. This is a well-known race, which attracts over a hundred racecar teams and thousands of fans to Eagle Raceway yearly. Miss Nebraska Cup will be crowned during intermission...

Basket & Bottle Festival Cancelled

Posted 26 May 2013 in Headlines
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The Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Wine Festival for May 26th has been cancelled.  The Nebraska Balloon Club pilots have determined that they will not be able to fly the balloons this evening due to weather forecasted.  If you purchased advanced tickets, you can use them towards our June 15th Hall of Fame Event if you choose to.

CANCELLED -Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Wine Festival* -Sun. May 26th, 2013 -CANCELLED

Posted 25 May 2013 in Headlines
Balloon Wine Fest

Eagle Raceway & Lincoln Advertising Federation presents Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Wine Festival!  -SUNDAY, May 26th, 2013 –We welcome the Nebraska Balloon Club for participating in this first time ever event taking place at Eagle Raceway on SUNDAY night, May 26th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm.  Weather permitting…there will be a Hot Air Balloon Exposition…Launch and Glow times will be determined by the weather.   Also featuring Wine Tasting with a variety of quality products including Wine samples from participating winery’s.   Beer samples include…Thunderhead, Tallgrass, Lucky Bucket, Boulevard, Nebraska Brewing, New Belgium, Schilling Bridge, Empyrean’s Chaco Canyon, Watch Man & Super Nova, Duggan’s Wheat, Blue Blood Brewing Company, Shock Top and more.   -Enjoy Live Music by the The Honeyboy...

CANCELLED -TBJ Promotions presents Eagle Nationals* -Sat. Jun 1st, 2013 -CANCELLED

Posted 25 May 2013 in Headlines
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TBJ Promotions  presents Eagle Nationals* –Saturday, June 1st, 2013 50 Years of Slingin Dirt 2013 continues… See the Best ASCS National Drivers Compete! - Supporting classes are Kaplan IMCA Modifieds, Sam’s Club IMCA Sport Compacts (Regional, National and Track Points) Pre-Sale Adult tickets are available for $18 at tbjpromotions.com only.    Day of event:  Front Gate Adult Admission $20, Youth (6-12) $5, Children (5 & under) Free.   Pit Pass $30   Front gates open at 5:30pm.  Races at 6:30pm. ALL minors(14-17) in the pit area MUST have a signed minor waiver by their parents in front of a notary along with a copy of their birth certificate or valid driver’s license. Minor=anyone under 18 years of age. All minors must be supervised...

Memorial Day Race Cancelled!

Posted 25 May 2013 in Headlines
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Due to the amount of precipitation we received and forecasted weather…the Memorial Day Extravaganza has been cancelled. Please keep your Driver Appreciation tickets for June 8th, 2013!  Driver Appreciation will be moved to June 8th.

NE Lottery & Budweiser presents Memorial Day Extravaganza! -May 25th -Cancelled!

Posted 21 May 2013 in Headlines
Mem Day Flyer 2013

Nebraska Lottery & Budweiser  presents Memorial Day Extravaganza – Driver Appreciation  – Saturday, May 25th, 2013 50 Years of Slingin’ Dirt Continues 2013… Memorial Day Extravaganza and Driver Appreciation!  -Pits are open to the public from 3:30-5pm for driver autographs along with entertainment by Doc Throttle  -Drivers…don’t forget your Hero Cards!   -Doc Throttle will be playing before and after the races in the pits!  -Dunk Tank Challenge in the Courtyard before the races 4-5:30pm…fundraiser for the Bike Night! (pending weather temp)  -Jolly Bean the Clown 5-8pm in the courtyard  -Shades the Clown Face Painting 5-8pm in the courtyard    -“Orange Dead” Happy Hour 6-7pm…a Venom Bite you won’t forget.  -Featuring Budweiser IMCA Sprints, Kaplan University IMCA Modifieds, NAPA IMCA Sport...

Armed Forces Night victories to Schwartz, Armstrong, Andersen, Bassinger and Benson

Posted 19 May 2013 in Headlines

Armed Forces Night, presented by Miller High Life saw a large crowd turn out to honor those who serve and have served our great country. The weather was beautiful, the racers were anxious to show their stuff and the track was prepped to make the racing fantastic. There were no significant instances in the preliminary action. The NAPA IMCA Sport Modified A Feature saw Rusty Montagne’s T1 out front of lap 1 followed by Kevin Anderson in the 22K, Gary Joens’ 68J and Bob Ruisinger in the 7. Nathan Kobus spun his #15 in turn 4 on lap 4 to slow the action. Shawn Harker moved the #40 past Ruisinger on the restart to take fourth and then got...

DRIVER OF THE WEEK! – Dustin Andersen

Posted 15 May 2013 in Headlines
Dustin Andersen

Driver of the Week! Division: Kaplan IMCA Modifieds Name: Dustin Andersen Age: 27 Hometown: Omaha, NE Car#: 8A Years In Racing:  12 years in racing Crew Members:  Ryan McMahon , Robby Hobus Sponsors:  Nebraska’s Best , Construction Specialist , Razor Chassis , Ron’s Drilling Service Racing Accomplishments:  Winning A features , Go big or Go Home. Short Bio:  Racing, theres nothin better than the smell of burning alcohol on a Saturday night !! whoever says winning isn’t everything probably didn’t win !

Harker, Macku, Andersen, Moyer & Boston win during Mom’s Tribute

Posted 12 May 2013 in Headlines

By Greg Soukup The hardy fans who showed up for Diva Dash-Mom’s Tribute sponsored by the Lincoln Saltdogs Saturday were rewarded for braving the chilly weather by great racing all evening long. Nick Bryan flipped the #52 in the initial Budweiser IMCA Sprint Heat #1, but returned to compete in the A Feature. This was the only serious incident in the preliminary action. Dana Deeke in the 36, Matt Boucher’s 5B, Cory Hutchison’s 96C and Gary Saathoff’s 96 were the first 4 at the end of lap #1 of the NAPA IMCA Sport Modified Feature. Shawn Harker moved his #40 into fourth on lap #6 and vaulted into the lead shortly after that as Saathoff moved to 2nd, Laini...

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